moqueca

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese moqueca, from Kimbundu mukeka.

NounEdit

moqueca ‎(plural moquecas)

  1. A Brazilian stew based on fish, onions, garlic, tomatoes, and cilantro
    • 2005 November 4, Martha Bayne, Kate Schmidt, Mike Sula, “Chichi Sushi in Uptown, Nuevo Latino on the Near South Side, and the Ultimate Serbian Bakery”[1], Chicago Reader:
      But the standout of the evening had to be the moqueca do mar, a seafood stew with a kick-ass tomato-coconut milk broth perfumed with saffron and served with a little silver dish of rice and a few tostones.
    • 1999 February 26, Don Rose, “Restaurant Tours: Nuevo Latino is heating up”[2], Chicago Reader:
      Now he serves up such Bahian specialties as moqueca, a zesty shellfish stew simmered in rich coconut milk and rice ($16).

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Kimbundu mukeka.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /mu.ˈkɛ.ka/, /mu.ˈkɛ.kɐ/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧que‧ca

NounEdit

moqueca f (plural moquecas)

  1. moqueca
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